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Wednesday, May 15, 2024 
1:00 – 3:00 pm CDT


Presented by: Tom Halek


  • Types of Electric Vehicle

  •  Types of EV Chargers

  •  Typical EV Charging Infrastructure

  •   EV Charging Readiness Guidance

  •  Client Engagement Process

  •  Evaluating & Constructing an EV Charging Site

  • Charging as a Service- Purchasing Vs. Renting

  • Time of Day Utility Rates

  • Operation & Maintenance Services

  • Using EV Charging at Business or MUD

  • EV Charging Market Positioning for Electrical Contractors


Webinar Instructions

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Certificates of completion can be downloaded in PDF form upon passing a short quiz. A link to the quiz will be sent to each qualifying attendee immediately after the webinar. The certificate can be downloaded from the Results page of the quiz upon scoring 80% or higher.

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Professional Engineers
2.0 PDHs

2.0 HSW CE Hours

2.0 LU|HSW

International Code Council
.2 CEUs (Electrical)


Continuing Education Credit Information

This webinar is open to the public and is designed to qualify for 2.0 PDHs for professional engineers and 2.0 HSW continuing education hours for licensed architects in all states that allow this learning method. Please refer to specific state rules to determine eligibility.

HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida (Provider License No: CEA362), Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700) and North Carolina (S-0130). HalfMoon Education is deemed an approved continuing education sponsor for New York engineers and architects via its registration with the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (Regulations of the Commissioner §68.14(i)(2) and §69.6(i)(2)). Other states do not preapprove continuing education providers or courses.

The American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System has approved this course for 2.0 HSW LUs (Sponsor No. J885). Only full participation is reportable to the AIA/CES.

The International Code Council has approved this event for .2 CEUs in the specialty area of Electrical (Preferred Provider No. 1232).

Attendance will be monitored, and attendance certificates will be available after the webinar for those who attend the entire course and score a minimum 80% on the quiz that follows the course (multiple attempts allowed).

On-Demand Credits

The preceding credit information only applies to the live presentation. This course in an on-demand format may not be eligible for the same credits as the live presentation; please consult your licensing board(s) to ensure that a structured, asynchronous learning format is appropriate. The following pre-approvals may be available for the on-demand format upon request:

2.0 HSW LUs (AIA) 


Tom Halek

Head of EV Charging Solutions with J. Becher & Associates

Mr. Halek has been working in the transportation electrification space for the past five years. He has worked with several OEM electric vehicle (EV) charging station manufacturers and in eMobility and Electrical Infrastructure executive leadership positions. Mr. Halek has authored articles on EV charging for the Minnesota Multi Housing Association, Minnesota Business Journal, and the Minnesota Real Estate Journal. In addition, he has moderated CEC approved panels and participated as a subject matter expert on EV charging for the Building Owners & Managers Association Greater Minneapolis, MN Real Estate Journal Multi Housing Summit, and the Minnesota Multi Housing Association Executive Conference. He is knowledgeable on a variety of residential and commercial level 2 and direct current fast charging products, network solutions, installation, servicing, and market incentives. Mr. Halek is skilled at developing new business relationships that help deliver the right turnkey EV charging solution for his clients. He holds a B.S. degree of Industrial Studies degree from St. Cloud State University and an M.B.A. degree from the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Business. Mr. Halek spent 20 years working in the utility space. He currently works for J. Becher & Associates, a full-service Twin Cities based union electrical and technology contractor that holds the Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Training Program (EVITP) certification along with many other certified installation partner designations with major EV charging station OEMs. Mr. Halek leads their turnkey team for EV charging solutions in the residential, multi-family and commercial segments.

AIA Info

AIA Provider Statement:

HalfMoon Education Inc. is a registered provider of AIA-approved continuing education under Provider Number J885. All registered AIA/CES Providers must comply with the AIA Standards for Continuing Education Programs. Any questions or concerns about this provider of learning program may be sent to AIA/CES ( or (800) AIA 3837, Option 3).

This learning program is registered with AIA/CES for continuing professional education. As such, it does not include content that may be deemed or construed to be an approval or endorsement by the AIA of any material of construction or any method or manner of handling, using, distributing, or dealing in any material or product.

AIA continuing education credit has been reviewed and approved by AIA/CES. Learners must complete the entire learning program to receive continuing education credit. AIA continuing education Learning Units earned upon completion of this course will be reported to AIA/CES for AIA members. Certificates of Completion for both AIA members and non-AIA members are available upon request.

Course Title: Adding EV Charging Stations to Homes or Businesses

Delivery Method: Live Online

Course Description: This two-hour course explores electric vehicle charging demands, infrastructure, construction, operation and economics for homes and businesses. The course will explain the different types of electric vehicles and chargers and focus on site planning, construction, operation, and maintenance. The course includes a discussion on economics based on utility rates and market positioning for electrical contractors.

Learning Objectives:

Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to identify different types of EV chargers and understand the energy needs of various types of electric vehicles.

Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to discuss how to evaluate a site for EV charging infrastructure and explore the construction process.

Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to participate in the client engagement process and determine when maintenance services are required.

Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to discuss time-of-day utility rates and how they affect EV charging as a service, both in terms of purchasing and renting.

LUs: 2.0                                                                                              LU Type: LU|HSWs.

Prerequisites: Familiarity with electrical systems

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Course Expiration Date: 02/14/2027

Complaint Resolution Policy:

Complaints regarding this course can be emailed to or by calling (715) 835-5900. A HalfMoon Education representative will respond within 72 hours to resolve the complaint, which will include, but not limited to, access to another CE activity at no or reduced cost or a full or partial refund. Each instance will be resolved on a case-by-case situation.